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If you or your child has asthma, you know how scary it can be when you can't catch your breath. Asthma is a long-term problem, but it doesn't have to limit you. Learning all you can about asthma is the first step to living the life you want, and our asthma topics are here to help.

Find practical, how-to information in topics such as:

  • Asthma in Teens and Adults.
  • Asthma: Measuring Peak Flow.
  • Asthma: Taking Charge of Your Asthma.
  • Asthma: Using an Asthma Action Plan.
  • Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler.
  • Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler.
Health Topics
  • Allergy Shots for Asthma
  • Assessing Your Asthma Knowledge
  • Asthma Action Plan
  • Asthma Action Plan: Red Zone
  • Asthma Action Plan: Yellow Zone
  • Asthma and GERD
  • Asthma and Vocal Cord Problems
  • Asthma and Wheezing
  • Asthma Attack
  • Asthma Diary
  • Asthma Diary Template
  • Asthma During Pregnancy
  • Asthma in Children
  • Asthma in Children: Knowing How Bad an Attack Is
  • Asthma in Older Adults: Managing Treatment
  • Asthma in Teens and Adults
  • Asthma Treatment Goals
  • Asthma Triggers
  • Asthma Zones
  • Asthma: Controlling Cockroaches
  • Asthma: Educating Yourself and Your Child
  • Asthma: How to Overcome Treatment Obstacles
  • Asthma: Overcoming Obstacles to Taking Medicines
  • Asthma: Overuse of Quick-Relief Medicines
  • Asthma: Peak Expiratory Flow and Personal Best
  • Asthma: Symptoms of Difficulty Breathing
  • Asthma: Ways to Take Inhaled Medicines
  • Asthma's Impact on Your Child's Life
  • Classification of Asthma
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Forced Expiratory Volume and Forced Vital Capacity
  • How Asthma Develops in Children
  • Inhaled Corticosteroids for Asthma
  • Inhaled Quick-Relief Medicines for Asthma
  • Living With More Than One Health Problem
  • Monitoring Asthma Treatment
  • My Asthma Action Plan
  • Occupational Asthma
  • Omalizumab for Asthma
  • Steroid Medicine for Asthma: Myths and Facts
  • Tips for Reducing Indoor Pollutants in Your Home
  • Treating Asthma in Babies and Younger Children
Medical Tests
  • Challenge Tests for Asthma
  • Home Lung Function Test
  • Lung Function Tests
Make a Wise Decision
  • Allergies: Should I Take Allergy Shots?
Take Action
  • Asthma: Identifying Your Triggers
  • Asthma: Measuring Peak Flow
  • Asthma: Taking Charge of Your Asthma
  • Asthma: Using an Asthma Action Plan
  • Breathing Problems: Helping a Child Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler and Mask Spacer
  • Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler
  • Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  • Breathing Problems: Using a Nebulizer

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